Gary Neville, Sam Allardyce and Mesut Ozil

Last night on Monday Night Football, Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville found themselves in a heated debate on the subject of Unai Emery. Following a discussion about Emery’s playing style in Arsenal’s opening to games, the pair had contrasting views, with Carragher once again showing his tunnel vision views on football. The debate was sparked…

Emile Smith Rowe – remember the name

Ahead of yesterday’s game with Atletico Madrid, Unai Emery spoke very highly of Emile Smith Rowe, saying he was very close to being ready for first team action. The 17 year old had impressed with his overall play, but most importantly with his attitude, and as a result had been recommended for inclusion on the…

Ivan Gazidis, are you having a laugh?

Ivan Gazidis has spent the best part of a decade at Arsenal. During that time, he’s often be derided by the fans and media, who saw him as a ‘yes man’ who was happy to hide behind Wenger, while taking big bonuses and selling the fans tall tales about competing with Europe’s biggest clubs. That…

Could Henrikh Mkitaryan be Arsenal’s star man this season?

In 2016, Arsenal fans were praying for the arrival of Henrikh Mkitaryan. His signature looked to be close, following a stunning season for Dortmund, which saw him notch 23 goals and 32 assists in 52 games. With just 12 months left on his contract, he was available at a cut price, but Manchester United swooped…

Mesut Ozil, Singapore and his role this season

Mesut Ozil has had a turbulent 12 months for Arsenal and Germany, with a chronic back injury hampering his participation last season, and a controversial meeting with Turkish president Erdoğan causing outrage in Germany ahead of the World Cup. This outrage intensified following Germany’s exit, leading to Arsenal’s number 10 receiving a barrage of racial…

Can Emery live up to these top 10 Wenger signings? (Part two)

Yesterday’s top five Wenger signings practically picked itself, but numbers 5-10 are much more controversial and you may disagree! As stated in part one of this piece, these signings are not just about the quality of the player, but the impact they made during their time in North London, their price tag and the legacy…

Can Emery live up to these top 10 Wenger signings? (Part one)

As a new era dawns at Arsenal, new arrivals will hope to make their mark. But, can they live up to those that have come before them? Can they write their names into the history books and into the hearts of Gooners all around the world? With the transfer window in full flow, it’s time…

Unai Emery press conference – what can we expect?

Arsenal officially announced the appointment of Unai Emery has the club’s new head coach today, and it’s fair to say he impressed in his first press conference. So, based on what was discussed, what can we expect next season? Before the press conference, it was reported by large sections of the media that Emery couldn’t…

A new chapter begins with Unai Emery

Arsenal’s search for a new gaffer finally came to an end on Monday when David Ornstein announced the appointment of Unai Emery. The former PSG, Seville and Valencia manager came as a surprise to many, but it’s safe to say his appointment has not caused disappointment amongst fans. The appointment of a head coach of…